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obama had designated part of his stimulus money to nih for the national institutes of health and they were putting a billion dollars to research infrastructure, biomedical research infrastructure, something that's never happened before. she said, you know, we don't have enough space in our section. all of the three units had grown so much that we really needed more space. she said, do you think we could apply for this money? and, so, the three units came together and our goals were one, to be able to fully really advance the science that we're doing by enrolling large diverse groups of study participants and we didn't have enough room to do that. the second was that we wanted to increase the space that we have so we could share collaboratively so we could work together with each other. and the third was really to engage with community. and we didn't have a large community space on-site. and, so, you'll see the space, see the additional clinical space that we've added. you'll see the additional rooms that we've added for conferences, formal and informal gatherings to staff as
it is illustrative of the politics of the bill. this is president obama at the signing of the bill and you see representatives of teachers unions and the u.s. department of education is also in this picture and arny duncan because it included provisions on college loan interest rates and also representatives of the industry along with la mayor, since the tifia expansion and a $500 million boost to projects of natural significance with something that la lobbied for heavily to boost the program that will implement 30 years of transit projects within ten years using low-cost federal loans which we will talk about in a few slides about the tivia program. >> the key themes, again, no fundamental changes in federal transportation policy. there is a shift to no ear marks. this is consistent with congress's opposition to ear marks that we have heard about for the last few years, there are no ear marks under map 21. there is a significant amount of program consolidation, the highway programs have gone from 30 programs from, i am sorry from 90 programs to 60 programs. so this will help folks
to a two year rolling requirement, and the rational is -- come from the affordable act, president obama's health care bill is merited to go into effect, so it's to ensure that dollars that employers are supposed to put into these accounts go to health care and then the idea was we were going work with your office to determine once these federal regulations that come down, if there are additional changes that be made, if they come down, if you could brief those of us working on this issue, some recommendations that we should think about when president obama's health care law goes into effect, we would love to get that information. >> we will certainly do. >> we'll next ask the district attorney to -- office of the district attorney to present, followed by the treasurer, tax collector and then the city attorney, so welcome. >> good afternoon, members of the committee, i stated in our response to the grand jury report the district attorney opened a preliminary review into possible consumer fraud issues related to the collection of surcharges back in 2011. in that review is still open and p
bookstore with a mind of its own, the next to last leftie looking for obama nirvana. [laughter] the first day of the wall street occupation set forth upon this continent a new revolutionary nation. [applause] >> in addition to its own programming as -- of artist talks, meridian has been a downtown host for san francisco states well-known port trees center. recent luminaries have included david meltzer, steve dixon, and jack hirsch man. >> you can black as out of the press, blog and arrest us, tear gas, mace, and shoot us, as we know very well, you will, but this time we're not turning back. we know you are finished. desperate, near the end. hysterical in your flabbergastlyness. amen. >> after the readings, the crowd headed to a reception upstairs by wandering through the other gallery rooms in the historic home. the third floor is not usually reserved for just parties, however. it is the stage for live performances. ♪ under the guidance of musical curators, these three, meridian has maintained a strong commitment to new music, compositions that are innovative, experimental, and sometime
, that was done with the idea that president obama's health care legislation would go into effect and we would soon be in a regime where i think these issues will truly be mute, so i want to make that point because there is a little bit of confusion about what it is we were doing but from my perspective, what we did put in place provide a lot of requirements for businesses to fulfill in order to make sure that employees are receiving health insurance. that being said to chairman wiener's points, i do have a number of obvious changes to the findings that were recommended to us by the civil grand jury and i must preface this by saying, i respect what the grand jury said, really in part because i don't think the findings reflect the amendments we put into place at the end of last year, if i could start going through the findings one at a time, for finding number 1, about whether the jury could not identify any governmental investigation or any government investigation that reports the number of businesses and surcharges to pay for scho, i suggest the committee state we disagree partially for the
that you will see in the bill itself. president obama signed it into law in july. and back in june, i don't think that anybody was expecting that we would actually see this bill come to fruition. but within a couple of weeks following the bill was on the president's desk for signature. the primary issue to point out with map 21, is that it is a two-year bill and it does not fundamentally change federal transportation policy. you can see from the picture on the slide in
. >> something that came in after the agenda, which is gratifying for all of us? that president obama announced that the expansion of the downtown ferry terminal behind us in the if herry building has been identified on his list as two critical transportation projects in the state of california and his plan is to expedite these two projects through better coordination of the federal, local and state governments in order to put americans to work building a 21st century infrastructure and providing california with more transportation choices. and the san francisco downtown ferry project is something that is spearheaded by the san francisco bay water emergency transportation authority. and they have been doing a great job and their project will improve the land side facilities and allow up to 6 new ferry bursts and as many as 10,000 per day, and so they have been working a draft, eir, eif which we hope to see in the beginning of the calendar year and they have been working with the port and partner and bc bc and so that is one of really great things that we see moving forward now in a expedited fa
.shall. you are having green connections at the identical time as debate between romney and obama. some of us who actually watch that debate on our tv, thank you. >> any additional public comments? okay. seeing none, commissioner moore. >> this is probably the most difficult thing you did in your entire career. i do have to acknowledge this is a good piece of work. i do like to also acknowledge it lacks a number of considerations, some being touched on by ms. hester. the one thing i'm concerned about is obviously the creation -- cumulative creation of shadows is being considered with specific emphasis on the real estate of park and reck and stands in contrast to what prop k as board nesh t*if promised the citizens of san francisco but in a much larger discussion. the cumulative effect of shadows on the parks has also simultaneously cumulative sitting affect on those people who live in the shadow path. those are residences and literally all parts of the city in that area. the second thing i like to say is that all buildings, private development up and down market and financial district and bey
cities in calling for our nation's environmental protection act agency and the obama administration to use the clean air act to make meaningful rapid cuts in greenhouse gas pollution. in the state of california, los angeles, berkeley, sanity monica, oxnard, santa cruz and richmond have joined three dozen cities around the country in asking for enforcement in this area. given our leadership in the area of environment, i thought it would be appropriate for us to join those cities as well. the rest of my items i will submit. >> thank you, mr. president. supervisor wiener. >> thank you, madam clerk. first i want to associate myself with supervisor campos' remarks relating to the new archbishop. i think it's important that we acknowledge some of the problematic things that have happened in terms of hurtful stances and positions towards the lgbt community while also looking forward, and i do hope that as a community we'll be able to work with the archbishop and with the church to improve our city and make it a great place for the lgbt community as well as other communities. in addition, c
to be at the forefront on a national and world level. i congratulate everybody. i thank president obama. i thank all of our federal, state, and local officials who have continued to support the effort of the health department of our private practitioners, of all those who are here in this final effort to end the epidemic of aids. thank you very much. (applause) >> thank you. next i'm going to introduce supervisor scott weaner from district 8 who is going to -- always supported the work that we've done here. and thank you for coming. (applause) >> thank you, thank you. and i want to wish a very happy birthday to my colleague supervisor david campos. (applause) >> it seems like just yesterday that we were here and we had our hard hats on, and we were breaking the wall there when some friends of mine saw the photos, they told me i should not be wearing a hard hat. [laughter] >> it was a learning experience. so, you know, 30 years ago san francisco, we had to start going it alone. we had the epidemic break out here and we weren't getting a lot of support from the federal government and the state governm
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